COUNTY OF HAWAI’I BOARD OF REVIEW
NOTICE OF MEETING
DATE: Friday, March 10, 2023
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: West Hawai’i Civic Center, Building D, 2nd Floor (RPT Conference Room)
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i 96740
I. Call to Order
II. Statements from the Public
III. Approval of Minutes
a. October 11, 2022 (Complaint Hearing)
IV. New Business
a. Welcome any new Board Members
b. Election of officers
c. Establishing dates for 2023 Tax Appeal Case Hearings
d. Establishing Workshop date, place, and agenda
V. Discussion of bills relating to assessments
a. HB293: Authority to State for Real Property Tax
b. HB348: Renewable Energy PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes)
c. HB148: Vacant Property Conveyance Tax
VI. Executive Session (Closed to the public)
With reference to agenda items listed, one or more executive meetings are anticipated. In particular, the Board may consult with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities pursuant to HRS 92-5(a)(4). A 2/3 vote of the members present pursuant to HRS Section 92-4 is necessary to hold an executive meeting.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service, other reasonable modification, or language interpretation to access the meeting, please contact the Real Property Tax Division at 961-8764 as soon as possible, but no later than five (5) working days prior to meeting to arrange for accommodations. “Other reasonable modification” refers to communication methods or devices for people with disabilities who are mentally and/or physically challenged.
SUBMITTING WRITTEN TESTIMONY. The Board encourages the public to submit thoughts, comments, and input via written testimony. To ensure timely delivery to Board Members prior to the meeting, written testimony must be submitted before 12:00 noon on the business day prior to the meeting by: (1) email to firstname.lastname@example.org, (2) facsimile to (808) 961-8415, or (3) mail to the Real Property Tax Division, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 4, Hilo Hawai’i 96720. All written testimony, regardless of time of receipt, will be part of the permanent record.
BOARD PACKET. Pursuant to Hawai’i Revised Statues Section 92-7.5, the board packet provided to members of this Board for this meeting is available for public inspection during regular business hours at the Real Property Tax Division located at 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 4, Hilo Hawai’i 96720.
NOTICE TO LOBBYISTS
If you are a lobbyist, you must register with the Hawai’i County Clerk within five days of becoming a lobbyist (Article 15, Section 2-91.3(b), Hawai’i County Code).
A lobbyist means “any individual engaged for pay or other consideration who spends more than five hours in any month or $275 in any six-month period for the purpose of attempting to influence legislative or administrative action by communicating or urging others to communicate with public officials.” (Article 15, Section 2-91.3(a)(6), Hawai’i County Code.)
Registration forms and expenditure report documents are available at the Office of the County Clerk-Council, 25 Aupuni Street, Suite 1402, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720.